Specimen Information

Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID544888
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityCanal at Homestead Air Reserve Base
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameCoral Gables
HUC10 Number0309020616
HUC12 NameMowery Canal
HUC12 Number030902061605
Map
+
Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsEDDMapS record ID = 2818510. "1 caiman euthanized."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.